Embodying Our Evolutionary Intelligence

Embodying Our Evolutionary Intelligence

by Donnella Wood I think of our body as a time capsule, holding the wisdom of evolutionary intelligence.  I envision what it would be like for all of us to open the capsule, feel awe, and then unabashedly bathe ourselves in our own genetic intelligence.  I wonder what...
How does beauty become fierce?

How does beauty become fierce?

It’s at precisely these times, with the world in trouble and calamity, that the calling within each of us becomes louder and more pronounced. We can hear the rumblings of deep purpose and conviction, initiating what Jean Houston calls ‘jump time.’ Times of crisis and...
Playing with Fire: astrology & your creative power

Playing with Fire: astrology & your creative power

You may not know this about me, but I was raised on astrology. My mom has been speaking this language to me from the time I was born, and I have since been very blessed to have an abundance of smart astro-friends who keep me up to date on the keynotes as they come...

The Hostess I Couldn’t Find

from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water: Contemplative Arts Salon For the last installment of my series on the Salon, I wanted to bring the tradition up to a hostess of our Century, maybe even of our country. A name jumped out at me on the Wikipedia “Salon” page: Ruth...
What’s this beautiful thing?

What’s this beautiful thing?

What’s this beautiful thing called authentic movement? Getting ready to teach the next Movement for Earthlings series, I’ve been reflecting on what I love most about this approach to the body. When I am inside the movement, my attention is fully with my breathing...

Madame De Stael vs Napoleon

  Germaine de Stael – French salon, 1790s to 1817   from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water: Contemplative Arts Salon Germaine De Staël had already seen the promise of the Revolution twist into The Terror before Napoleon came marching into Paris. She...

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